Income tax, state; contributions to Department for Aging to be used for Medicare Part D counseling. (SB954)

Introduced By

Sen. Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Income tax; checkoff for Department for the Aging. Provides that the Department for the Aging may use any income tax refund contributions received for providing Medicare Part D counseling. This would be in addition to using such moneys for providing transportation services for the elderly and disabled, which the Department is authorized to do under current law. Read the Bill »


03/20/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 077469800
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
01/15/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB954)
01/24/2007Committee substitute printed 075873800-S1
01/25/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/26/2007Read second time
01/26/2007Reading of substitute waived
01/26/2007Committee substitute agreed to 075873800-S1
01/26/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB954S1
01/29/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/29/2007Communicated to House
02/05/2007Placed on Calendar
02/05/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
02/06/2007Impact statement from TAX (SB954S1)
02/12/2007Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2007Read second time
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB954ER)
02/21/2007Signed by Speaker
02/22/2007Signed by President
02/26/2007Impact statement from TAX (SB954ER)
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 601 (effective 7/1/07)
04/03/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0601)